Chevron Championship R4

Jennifer Kupcho wins first major in California

Chevron Championship 2022 R4

March 31 – April 03
Mission Hills Country Club, Dinah Shore Tournament Course
Rancho Mirage, California
$5,000,000
Round 1, Round 2, Round 3

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes


Jennifer Kupcho became the last player to leap into Poppie’s Pond on Sunday ending the tournament that started as the Colgate-Dinah Shore Winner’s Circle in 1972 and became a major in 1983. The event will move to Houston next year.


Chevron Championship 2022 R4

“It’s surreal to be able to say that I was the last person (to win The Chevron Championship) here (at Mission Hills) and first (woman to win) at Augusta. [Augusta National Women’s Amateur]. Hopefully that isn’t a continuing pattern. We aren’t stopping a lot of places soon. So hopefully I just keep playing. But it’s really exciting to be able to say that I was the last.”

She started the day with a six-shot lead and signed for a 74 to reach 14-under for a two-shot first win on the LPGA Tour.


Chevron Championship 2022 R4

“I think once I started putting myself in contention and not succeeding, I really worked with my swing coach. He’s also really good with the mental game. So just talking to him a lot about what’s going through my mind all the time and trying to figure out how to process my way through that.

“Honestly, I think one of the biggest things I’ve fought over the last year and a half is everyone is out here cheering for Nelly our Lexi or someone else I’m playing with. I don’t ever hear, ‘Go, Jennifer,’. That was really special today, to have that. To have my caddie and his friends and all of my friends out here supporting me, it’s really special.”


Chevron Championship 2022 R4

Kupcho is the first American winner since Brittany Lincicome in 2015, the seventh player to make the event their first win on Tour and the twentieth to make the championship their first major title.

She is the fourth Rolex First-Time Winner this season following Leona Maguire (LPGA Drive On Championship), Nanna Koerstz Madsen (Honda LPGA Thailand) and Atthaya Thitikul (JTBC Classic presented by Barbasol.


Chevron Championship 2022 R4

Fellow American Jessica Korda, dealing with back problems, closed with a 69 to take second place.

Pia Babnik from Slovenia closed with a 66 marred by a single bogey to take third place at 11-under.

Defending champion Patty Tavatanakit of Thailand carded a 72 for a share of fourth place at 10-under alongside Japan’s Hinako Shibuno (66), France’s Celine Boutier (67) and America’s Lexi Thompson (68).


Chevron Championship 2022 R4

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